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HPCL, Rajasthan sign MOU for refinery

Mar 14, 2013

Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. and the government of the Indian state of Rajasthan have signed a memorandum of understanding envisioning a refinery and petrochemical complex at Barmer, near oil fields producing and under development by Cairn India Ltd.

Indian refinery due completion in November

Mar 13, 2013

Completion of a 300,000-b/d, full-conversion refinery by Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. at Paradip, India, is expected in November, according to a government official (OGJ Online, Nov. 16, 2011).

CHS to expand Kansas refinery 18% to 100,000 b/d

Mar 12, 2013

CHS Inc., St. Paul, Minn., will boost refining capacity at the 85,000 b/d National Cooperative Refinery Association facility at McPherson, Kan., to 100,000 b/d by 2016 in a $327 million project.

North Dakota diesel refinery to process Bakken crude

Feb 7, 2013

Engineering and plant design are in final stages for a diesel refinery in southwestern North Dakota that will process 20,000 b/d of Bakken crude oil.

Plans advance for Vietnam’s second refinery

Jan 30, 2013

Plans for Vietnam’s second refinery have advanced with the issuance by Nghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical LLC (NSRP) of a letter of award for key contracts to a consortium of construction firms (OGJ Online, Mar. 28, 2008).

Contract let for Cambodian hydrocracker

Jan 18, 2013

Cambodian Petrochemical Co. Ltd., through a contractor, has let a licensing and engineering services contract to KBR for a hydrocracker at a 5-million tonne/year (tpy) refinery planned in Cambodia.

Contract let for planned Kuwaiti refinery

Dec 4, 2012

Kuwait National Petroleum Co. has let a $528 million project management consultancy contract to AMEC, London, for the 615,000 b/d refinery planned at Al Zour (OGJ Online, July 1, 2011).

First phase of Sturgeon refinery approved

Nov 13, 2012

Partners in the North West Redwater Partnership have approved construction of the first phase of the Sturgeon bitumen refinery in the Industrial Heartland area of Alberta (OGJ Online, Jan. 28, 2010).

Aramco lets contract for Jazan IGCC plant

Nov 13, 2012

Saudi Aramco has let a contract to KBR for front-end engineering and design of an integrated gasification combined-cycle power plant in conjunction with a 400,000-b/d refinery under development at Jazan Economic City, Saudi Arabia (OGJ Online, Oct. 22, 2012).

Bosnia and Herzegovina refinery due upgrade

Oct 24, 2012

Rafinerija Nafte Brod, operator of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s only refinery, will use technologies from Honeywell’s UOP LLC and ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Co. (EMRE) in an upgrade of its 240,000 b/d facility at Brod.

Aramco lets contracts for Jazan refinery, terminal

Oct 22, 2012

Saudi Aramco has completed contractor selection for the engineering, procurement, and construction of the Jazan refinery and terminal in the southwest of the country.

TNK-BP upgrading Ryazan refinery in Russia

Oct 16, 2012

TNK-BP said it will invest $537 million to add isomerization and cat-cracked gasoline hydrotreating capacity at its 340,000 b/d Ryazan refinery about 120 miles southeast of Moscow.

DOI approves tribal land trust application for proposed North Dakota refinery

Oct 11, 2012

The US Department of the Interior approved a land-into-trust application from three North Dakota Indian tribes, accepting 469 acres into trust for a proposed 13,000 b/d refinery on 190 acres and feed production on the remainder.

CNPC starts up ethylene unit at Daqing

Oct 11, 2012

China National Petroleum Corp. has started up a 600,000-tonne/year ethylene unit that doubles capacity of Daqing Petrochemical with the country’s first ethylene plant based on domestically developed technology.

Kazakhstan's KazMunaiGaz outlines growth plans

Oct 3, 2012

Kazakhstan’s state oil company KazMunaiGaz expects the country’s crude oil production to reach 90 million tonnes/year by 2015 and 130 million tpy by 2020.

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